Laois Sport

Laois minors have the self-belief to eke out a win

Seamus Heaney Minor Football Cup Laois 4-7 Carlow 1-12 By Kieran Murphy ATTITUDE defined the fortunes of the respective sides in this Seamus Heaney minor football cup first round game at Netwatch Cullen Park on Wednesday. The home side were...

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Town’s U/10s put in a fantastic performance to claim the Shield

MSL U/10 Shield Final Portlaoise Town 4 Mullingar Athletic 2 PORTLAOISE Town U/10s travelled to Tullamore on Wednesday evening to...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 2:58pm Read More

In this week’s Laois Nationalist

    * Visiting judge says defendants know more English than we know ourselves   * Teenager with broken leg...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 7:00am Read More

Laois to open Tailteann Cup campaign against Westmeath

By Denis J. Croke LAOIS footballers will be back in action in two weeks time when they get their Tailteann...

Monday, 16/05/22 - 9:22am Read More

Photo Special – Laois County Council honour Portarlington Paralympian, Nicole Turner

Saturday, 14/05/22 - 9:01am Read More

Portlaoise crush Clontarf will play Division 2 rugby next season

Portlaoise RFC 20 Clontarf RFC 0 THE Portlaoise RFC Senior Women brought the curtain down on a long and testing...

Tuesday, 03/05/22 - 12:57pm Read More

The death has occurred of Sean Ramsbottom, Timahoe, Laois

The death has occurred of Sean Ramsbottom, Fossey, Timahoe, Laois   Sean Ramsbottom, Fossey, Timahoe, Co Laois. Died May 2nd...

Monday, 02/05/22 - 5:30pm Read More

Portlaoise RFC appoint Johan Taylor as new head coach

PORTLAOISE RFC have announced the appointment of Johan Taylor as head coach for the next two seasons. Johan brings a...

Saturday, 30/04/22 - 12:00pm Read More

Portlaoise women use their power to win Leinster final

Paul Cusack Plate Final Strap – Portlaoise 22 Wanderers 14 THE pack power of Portlaoise was decisive in subduing Wanderers...

Monday, 25/04/22 - 5:22pm Read More

No cup title for Portarlington but they can look back at a great season

2nds Provincial Towns Cup Final Naas 31 Portarlington 15 By Denis J. Croke PORTARLINGTON will be disappointed at having lost...

Monday, 25/04/22 - 5:16pm Read More

National Sport

Blackpool’s Marvin Ekpiteta apologises for ‘offensive and inappropriate’ tweets

By PA Sport Staff Blackpool defender Marvin Ekpiteta has apologised for historical homophobic social media posts which have left him embarrassed in the wake of team-mate Jake Daniels coming out. On Monday, the 17-year-old Blackpool forward came out publicly, becoming...

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Liverpool take title race to the final day with comeback victory at Southampton

By Ed Elliot, PA Liverpool ensured the Premier League title race will go to the final day of the season...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 9:51pm Read More

‘He has his opinion, I have mine’ – Tiger Woods on Phil Mickelson controversy

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent, Tulsa Tiger Woods has outlined the extent of his differences with Phil Mickelson over...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 9:32pm Read More

Tiger Woods believes he can scale another mountain and win US PGA Championship

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent, Tulsa Tiger Woods has likened playing in last month’s Masters to climbing Everest ahead...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 8:32pm Read More

Impact of Jake Daniels coming out will be huge – Justin Fashanu’s niece Amal

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter Gay footballers currently playing in the Premier League may wait to see how...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 7:49pm Read More

Newcastle owners pumped £167.9million into club after takeover

By Damian Spellman, PA Newcastle’s new owners have reported a reduced loss after tax of £12.2million and have pumped in...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 7:47pm Read More

Giovanni van Bronckhorst wants Rangers fans to be on best behaviour in Seville

By Ronnie Esplin, PA, Seville Giovanni van Bronckhorst urged Rangers fans not to leave any negativity in Seville as he...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 7:31pm Read More

Rory McIlroy hoping relaxed approach pays dividends at US PGA Championship

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent, Tulsa Rory McIlroy hopes a relaxed approach and some online homework will pay dividends...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 7:10pm Read More

Rory McIlroy was pretty sure Saudi-backed breakaway would not happen

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent, Tulsa Rory McIlroy admits he may have spoken too soon when declaring the Saudi-backed...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 6:25pm Read More

We know what we have to do – Mikel Arteta refusing to give up on top-four bid

By Damian Spellman, PA Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has insisted he does not have to tell his players what is...

Tuesday, 17/05/22 - 12:47pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More